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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #629 - ἀπολύτρωσις
- a releasing effected by payment of ransom
- redemption, deliverance
- liberation procured by the payment of a ransom
ἀπολύτρ-ωσις, εως, ἡ,
I ransoming, αἰχμαλώτων Plu. Pomp. 24 (pl.), cf. J. AJ 12.2.3, Ph. 2.463.
II redemption by payment of ransom, deliverance, Luke 21:28, Romans 3:24, al.; of Nebuchadnezzar's recovery, LXX Daniel 4:30 c; in NT, redemption, Romans 3:24,al.
† ἀπο -λύτρωσις , -εως , ἡ
(< ἀπολυτρόω , to release on payment of ransom, cf. λύτρον ),
[in LXX: Da (LXX) Daniel 4:30 c *;]
release effected by payment of ransom, redemption, deliverance; metaph., Hebrews 11:35; of deliverance thr. Christ from evil and the consequences of sin: Luke 21:28, Romans 3:24 (Vau., in l) 8:23, 1 Corinthians 1:30, Ephesians 1:7; Ephesians 1:14; Ephesians 4:30, Colossians 1:14, Hebrews 9:15. (On the extent to WH. the word retains the sense of ransom, v. ICC, Romans 3:24, Westc., He., 297 ff.; v. also ICC, Eph., 11; DCG, ii, 605; Cremer, 410; Deiss., LAE, 331; Lft., Notes, 271, 316; Tr., Syn., § 77.)†
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